Author: Digital News Asia

Alibaba Group generates US$30.8bil in GMV at 11.11
Total GMV increased 27% compared to 2017.
DBS and Go-Jek enter into regional strategic partnership
The two will work together on payment services ahead of the Indonesian company’s arrival in Singapore.
AwanTunai raises US$4.3mil in Series A funding
Indonesian fintech platform enables micro-merchants access working capital and accept payment.
Alibaba Group generates US$10bil GMV in first hour of 2018 11.11 shopping festival
Sum was was settled through Alipay in one hour and 48 seconds.
AEON Group launches mobile wallet
AEON Member Plus Visa Card and AEON Wallet merge convenience and technology.
Fundnel expands to Malaysia
First company to obtain a Recognised Market Operator license from the SC in almost two years.
Malaysia CMO Awards winners announced
Inaugural Malaysian CMO Awards 2018 to be officated by Gobind Singh Deo Judges studied over 70 entries before selecting final choices in 30 categories After an intense judging session at the Sime Darby Convention Centre (SDCC) on Nov 3, the Malaysian CMO Awards has announced the winners for its 2018 winners. 
Meltwater: Social Media supercharges e-commerce shopping
Christmas generates most amount of shopping buzz in Southeast Asia Shopee leads in share of voice in Indonesia, Lazada in Malaysia and Amazon in Singapore
Agrocorp taps into DBS’ APIs to launch blockchain trade platform for commodity trade
DBS is the first Singapore bank to enable an end-to-end cross-border blockchain trade platform.
Queues at cash registers cost Singapore retailers over US$1.6bil a year
89% of Singaporean shoppers have left a store in the past year because queues were too long.
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